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Bettina Weitzhofer, BA

Junior Researcher

Phone: (01) 31336 6410

E-mail: bettina.weitzhofer@wu.ac.at

Bettina Weitzhofer has been a Junior Researcher at the Competence Center for Nonprofit Organizations and Social Entrepreneurship at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (WU) since October 2019. After her bachelor's degree in social work at the FH Campus Wien and the Universidad Complutense in Madrid, she worked as a social worker in the homeless relief service.

Her bachelor theses dealt with feminism in Viennese women's institutions as well as postcolonial perspectives on volunteer work in countries of the global South. After several years of experience in the practice of social work, she is currently completing a Master's degree in Socio-Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, in order to better understand social contexts, especially those of poverty and social inequality.